- Sweden and the United States have signed a historic defence cooperation agreement.
- Under the deal, the US military gain access to 17 military bases around the country.
- Defence minister Pål Jonson says the defence deal gives Sweden a greater opportunity to receive military assistance from the United States in the event of war.
Canada: Canadian and Norwegian PMs talk Arctic on sidelines of Montreal summitt, CBC News
Finland: With northern focus, Finland applies EU funding to improve military mobility, The Independent Barents Observer
Norway: HMS Queen Elizabeth carrier group sails north for NATO training, The Independent Barents Observer
Russia: Moscow fires cruise missiles in sea drills between Russia and Alaska, Reuters
Sweden: Sweden wants to rebuild its “total defence” system, Radio Sweden
United States: US Navy brings massive fire power to Tromsø, The Independent Barents Observer